Mary Buttery, QC, specializes in the area of commercial insolvency and is also an experienced commercial litigator. She has been involved in numerous significant insolvency files across Canada and is recognized nationally for her work. Mary represents financial institutions, debtors and creditors, receivers, and trustees in matters related to debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, loan workouts, fraudulent preference actions, bankruptcy, and receiverships. Mary also has expertise in the enforcement of foreign judgments, debt enforcement, fraud, anti-trust, and class action matters. Mary has extensive experience in many different sectors, most notably, mining, retail, real estate, forestry, and natural resources. Mary has previously been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia. She is recognized by several leading legal directories including Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada, and Martindale-Hubbell and was the winner of a Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 and a 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award, celebrating women leaders. In 2018, she was appointed Queen’s Counsel by the government of British Columbia.
Year Called to the Bar:
1993 (ON); 1997 (BC)
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring